Giles Distin

Giles is a Partner in the Corporate Finance Group of Addleshaw Goddard's London office. He is an expert in advising on UK securities regulation and on UK listed company transactions, including takeovers and other regulated M&A transactions (cross-border and domestic), initial public offerings, reverse takeovers and public equity fundraisings involving companies listed on the Main Market or AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. Giles was seconded for two years to the UK Takeover Panel and is one of a select number of lawyers in the UK with cutting edge experience of takeovers gained both in private practice and at the competent authority for regulating takeovers and mergers in the UK. Whilst in private practice, Giles has advised on over 50 public takeover bids.
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Public M&A deals 2019—UK—Market Tracker Trend Report
Practice notes

This Market Tracker Trend Report provides in-depth analysis of the 66 firm offers and 45 possible offers made for quoted companies subject to the Takeover Code in 2019. It includes insight into public M&A trends and what we might expect to see in 2020 and beyond.

Public M&A deals 2020—UK—Market Tracker Trend Report
Practice notes

This Market Tracker Trend Report provides in-depth analysis of the UK public M&A transactions announced in 2020. It includes insight into public M&A trends and what we and our contributors expect to see in 2021 and beyond.

Public M&A deals H1 2020—UK—Market Tracker Trend Report
Practice notes

This Market Tracker Trend Report provides in-depth analysis of the 12 firm offers and ten possible offers made for Main Market and AIM companies subject to the Takeover Code in H1 2020. It includes insight into public M&A trends and what we might expect to see in H2 2020 and beyond.

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